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These reports were written by a team of local volunteers: Angela Merino, Assina Bounis, Celia Boyer, Eric Bianchi, Irčne Butor, Julian Albert Kilker and Melisa Makzume. The reports summarise information for people not able to attend the sessions. Their comprehensiveness and accuracy are not guaranteed. For more information, please contact the presenters directly. Their e-mail addresses are available at

Track One New Applications

Wed 22nd July 11:00-12:30 Internet Security
Wed 22nd July 14:00-15:30 Can Standards Survive the Success of the Internet
Wed 22nd July 16:00-17:30 New Applications on the Internet
Thurs 23rd July 11:00-12:30 Unexpected outcomes
Thurs 23rd July 14:00-15:30 Directories
Thurs 23rd July 14:00-15:30 Web Cachning - New techniques
Thurs 23rd July 16:00-17:30 Distributed multimedia
Thurs 23rd July 16:00-17:30 To Cache or not to Cache
Fri 24th July 8:30-10:00 The future of killer applications

Track Two Social, Legal and Regulatory Policies

Wed 22nd July 11:00-12:30 Internet law or law of the Internet
Wed 22nd July 14:00-15:30 Democracy, Organisation of Information and Content Control
Wed 22nd July 16:00-17:30 European Govenrments and Control of Online Content
Thurs 23rd July 11:00-12:30 Legal and Sociological Aspects of Internet security
Thurs 23rd July 16:00-17:30 Internet - Communication - Broadcast

Track Three Commerce and Finance

Thurs 23rd July 11:00-12:30 Types of Internet business
Thurs 23rd July 14:00-15:30 Commerce Issues for Internet Service Providers
Thurs 23rd July 16:00-17:30 Financial Issues in Electronic Commerce

Track Four Teaching and Learning

Wed 22nd July 11:00-12:30 Educational Networks: The Bias of Planning
Wed 22nd July 14:00-15:30 Distance Education: Why, How and What
Wed 22nd July 16:00-17:30 Teaching the Teacher
Thur 23rd July  11:00-12:30 How to Grow Courseware
Fri  24th July  08:30-10:00 To Net or not to Net

Track Five Globalisation and Regional Implications

Wed 22nd July 11:00-12:30 Globalisation and Internet Governance
Wed 22nd July 14:00-15:30 The Internet and the Transformation of the Global telecommunications Industry
Thurs 23rd July 11:00-12:30 The Internet and the Global Socio-Economic Development

Track Six Network Technology and Engineering

Wed 22nd July 14:00-15:30 Future Networks
Wed 22nd July 16:00-17:30 Active Networks

Track Seven User-Centred Issues

Wed 22nd July 14:00-15:30 The Virtual University
Wed 22nd July 16:00-17:30 The Virtual Museum
Thurs 23rd July 11:00-12:30 Community and Civic Networks
Fri . 24th July 08:30-10:00 Sensing the Net

Track Eight Health

Thurs 23rd July 11:00-12:30 Health Informatics for Consumer Patients
Thurs 23rd July 14:00-15:30 Targetting Special Population with health Care Information
Thurs 23rd July 16:00-17:30 Health care and Current Internet Development

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